Annapolis is a very special city on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Founded in the year 1649, the city combines historic ambience with modern convenience. Not only is Annapolis is the State Capital of Maryland, it is also world renowned as America’s Sailing Capital. You’ll find plenty of shopping, lots of fine dining, and recreation opportunities on land and water. Annapolis is only minutes away from the BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and has easy access to Washington DC and Baltimore.